DA assures ‘frost’ won’t affect supply and prices of veggies

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Agriculture Cordillera (DA-CAR) has assured that there will be no vegetable price surge due to the “frost” phenomenon caused by the sudden drop in temperature. “We are assuring the public that there will be enough supply and stable prices of vegetables,” DA-CAR officer-in-charge Dr. Cameron Odsey told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) in an […]

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Anti-vote buying campaign in Baguio launched

BAGUIO CITY January 17 – The first-ever mutli-sectoral anti-vote buying campaign was recently launched in the city to help contribute in efforts to have an honest, orderly, peaceful, fair, inclusive and trustworthy elections during the conduct of the upcoming May 13, 2019 mid-term polls. The simple launching ceremony was attended by representatives of government agencies, civil society groups, religious groups, […]

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Police Corner from PRO-COR RPIO

Theft A case of theft transpired at around 2:00PM of January 15, 2019 along Shanum Street, Baguio City on complaint of Romeo Lagmay Quilaguil, 35 years old, single, driver, and resident of B4 Upper Bonifacio Street, Baguio City against Neil Villanueva Ortega, 25 years old, single, unemployed, and resident of Urayong, Bauang, La Union. Investigation disclosed that the complainant and […]

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Tricycle drivers and operators clean Bontoc road

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Armed only with their stick brooms and bottles of zonrox mixed with water, at least 80 tricycle operators and drivers in this capital town cleaned and swept the thoroughfare of Poblacion, Bontoc. Without hesitation, the tricycle operators and drivers started their community clean-up drive in front of the Bontoc Municipal Capitol going to Circle Rotunda on […]

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DepEd-CAR urges parents to enroll kids early

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Education in the Cordillera Administrative Region (DepEd-CAR) on Tuesday urged parents to enroll their children early, to allow the department to properly prepare for the opening of classes for school year 2019-2020. “This will give the school administration and the teachers an idea what to prepare so that children will immediately start their lessons […]

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Baguio chills at 12 degrees Celsius

BAGUIO CITY January 15 – The mercury level of weather instruments here drastically dropped to 12 degrees Celsius early Tuesday morning compelling residents and visitors to bring out their cold weather clothes. Wilson Locando, a weather specialist of the local office of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), said the continuous drop in the city’s temperature is […]

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Public warned vs. sale, consumption of non-DFA-approved “lambanog”

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week advised businessmen and consumers here to heed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory against selling or drinking the native alcoholic beverage “lambanog” that are not FDA-registered. The mayor’s move was in compliance with the Dept. of Interior and Local Government (DILG) advisory dated Dec. 12, 2018 urging all local chief executives […]

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Media opposition vs. move to make them witnesses in drug cases backed

BAGUIO CITY – The city council backed the bid of media groups to oppose a move to make them witnesses and signatories to documents involving illegal drug operations. The body last Jan. 14 approved Resolution No. 9 series of 2018 “strongly supporting the petition of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, Baguio-Benguet Chapter and the Baguio Correspondents and […]

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